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Valerio N.

Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

$250 - $1000 / Day


Valerio Nicolosi, filmmaker and photojournalist born in Rome in 1984, has always had a passion for photography and video. In 2008 he graduated with highest honours from the ‘Experimental Television Center’ in Rome and went on to win awards from the ‘Feel the Reel International Film Festival’ as “Best Film” with “Bar(n)Out duepuntoniente”and the ‘Roma Videoclip 2016’ as “Best Videoclip with "A un passo da qui", “Paris Around International Film Festival” as “Best Trailer”, the ”European Cinematography Awards 2017” “Mediterranean Film Festival” as “Best Director” with “Bia”. He won also the “All About Photo 2018”prize for the “Travel” category with a photo from Humanitarian motor vessel “Open Arms”, “Premio Amerigo 2017” for the category “photojournalism” with the reportage “Postcards from New York” and the “Premio Montesacro 2015” ad “Best Book of the Year” with the photobook “Be Filmaker a Gaza”. He won two honorable mentions from “Asia South East - Short Film Festival' and 'Canada Shorts - Canadian International Short Film Festival' with the short film "Bia" and two honorable mentions from “ND awards” and from the contest of “The Indipendent Photographer” with the photo-reportage from the Humanitarian motor vessel “Open Arms”. He has made numerous music videos with Italian and Palestinian singer/songwriters and has published two books of short stories and photography, "Bar(n)Out" published by New Culture and "Be Filmmaker in Gaza" published by "Ass. Nat. Filmmaker ". He also works as an occasional lecturer with the ‘Audio-visual Journalism Tribune’ of the faculty of Communication Sciences at La Sapienza University and the Palestinian Al-Aqsa and Deir El-Balah, both located in the Gaza Strip. With ICRC he has made few reportages from the Syrian-Lebanon border about the crises of refugees for the switzerland television RSI and the italian newspaper He collaboreted with the international press agency Reuters and leading Italian and european network and investigative journalism programs for which he has made many reportages on the issue of immigrants and in particular in the "Jungle of Calais”. Covering the terrorist attacks both in Paris and Brussels he also made a special reportage on terrorism for “Presa diretta”, an analytical news program on Italian national TV. During the months of October and November 2016 he followed the US elections making a series of reportages together with the journalist Giovanna Pancheri, broadcast by SkyTg24 and published by the website of the newspaper La Stampa. Making the documentary "Death Before Lampedusa”, ‘’Tod Vor Lampedusa’’ in german, for the German national TV, ARD, he followed the operation "Mare Nostrum" on board the Italian military vessels deployed in the recovery of boats coming from Africa. He is based in Rome where he collaborates with Associated Press.

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  • DSLR Camera


  • Directional Microphone
  • Lavalier Microphone


  • External Recorder
  • Shoulder Rig

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  • Documentary DP
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  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Non-Fiction Film Director

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  • Video Editor - News
  • Video Editor - Documentary


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